How are any assets held overseas treated in a divorce?
Getting divorced can be a very stressful process and can be especially so if there is the added complication of overseas property or other international assets. Assets such as property that are held overseas can be treated like any other asset in a divorce and considered for financial settlement.
What is an international divorce?
When you apply for a divorce in a country other than where you are living, or where your permanent home is, this is known as an international divorce. This might happen because you live abroad for work, or because you and your ex end up living in different countries or because you have different nationalities.
How do I know when I am divorced?
A divorce is final when the divorce decree is signed by the court. You should then get a copy a few days later, but the decree is valid on the day that the court actually signs it.
How long does it take to get a divorce certificate in Ontario?
approximately 4 to 6 weeks
How can you find out if someone is divorced in Ontario?
To find a divorce file, you need the file number, the year of the divorce and the name of the county or district where the divorce took place. Depending on where and when the divorce occurred, you will need to use an index either at the Archives of Ontario or at a county or district courthouse.
How long after a divorce can you remarry in Ontario?